Cecile Seth

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Cecile Seth, MBA. Journalist. Co-Founder. Harvard Business School. Wellesley College. Bain & Company. Ms. Seth's award-winning blog, STEMshoots, helps her suburb with community planning and strengthening its schools.
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Might the ketogenic diet help fight Alzheimer’s Disease?

Major Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease Studies show that major risk factors for Alzheimer’s include metabolic, lifestyle and genetic factors: Diabetes (1, 4, 7) Obesity (1) Cardiovascular disease (1,4) Lack of exercise (1, 7) Poor sleep (2, 3, 5) Depression (6, 7) and The ApoE4 genetic allele (4) Combination of […]

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Fact check – Americans Can’t Afford to Wait Any Longer. It’s Time to Overhaul the U.S. Dietary Guidelines

“Americans Can’t Afford to Wait Any Longer.  It’s Time to Overhaul the U.S. Dietary Guidelines.”  Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. spearheaded an open letter to the USDA this morning in the New York Times and the Washington Post. Over fifty healthcare professionals co-signed it, including our own Christopher M Palmer, MD. The […]

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Relieving depression with the ketogenic diet?

Perhaps those suffering from treatment-resistant depression could find some relief with the ketogenic diet? Any attempt to try this MUST be medically supervised because there are both psychiatric and metabolic dangers in this dietary intervention when it is used for people with depression or other mental disorders. Some background information […]